About Polydactyly

Polydactyly, also known as non-syndromic polydactyly, is related to short-rib thoracic dysplasia 3 with or without polydactyly and short-rib thoracic dysplasia 6 with or without polydactyly. An important gene associated with Polydactyly is CC2D2A (Coiled-Coil And C2 Domain Containing 2A), and among its related pathways/superpathways are Organelle biogenesis and maintenance and Signaling by Hedgehog. The drugs Clonidine and Adrenergic alpha-Agonists have been mentioned in the context of this disorder. Affiliated tissues include bone, heart and kidney, and related phenotypes are growth/size/body region and nervous system

Major Symptoms of Polydactyly

Polydactyly is a rare genetic developmental disorder. The main symptoms include:

1. Polydactyly: the patient has more than the normal number of fingers, usually more than 10 fingers;

2. Nail problems: the shape and color of the nails may be abnormal. , or there may be no nails;

3. Dental problems: Abnormal number of teeth, or there may be no teeth;

4. Facial features: Abnormal facial structure, which may appear as flatness, collapse or hyperplasia;

5. Physical features: Abnormal body proportions, which may lead to stature Short or tall;

6. Sensory problems: may lead to hyperesthesia or hypoesthesia;

7. Motor problems: may lead to movement disorders or excessive movement. It is important to note that Polydactyly is a complex genetic disorder and symptoms and severity may vary among patients. If you have concerns about Polydactyly, it is recommended that you consult a professional doctor for evaluation.

Suitable Lifestyle for People with Polydactyly

People with polydactyly, those with multiple fingers or toes. The living habits of this group of people are not much different from ordinary people, but they need to pay attention to the following points:

1. Keep hands clean: Since people with Polydactyly may accumulate dirt and oil on their hands, it is very important to keep their hands clean. . It is recommended to wash your hands with warm water and soap and go to a professional cleaning facility for regular care.

2. Watch your diet: Make sure you get enough vitamins and minerals to meet your body's needs. It is recommended to eat more foods rich in protein, vitamins and minerals, such as chicken, fish, beans, nuts and fruits.

3. Exercise: Do moderate exercise regularly to keep your body healthy. It is recommended to engage in outdoor exercise, such as walking, jogging, cycling, etc. , to avoid excessive stress on joints and muscles.

4. Protect teeth: People with Polydactyly may develop oral problems in their mouths, such as gingivitis and dental caries. Therefore, it is important to brush, floss, and mouth cleanse regularly, and to receive regular oral care from a professional dentist.

5. Adjust your mentality: Understand your own characteristics, learn to accept yourself, and avoid excessive self-pressure. Communicating more with family and friends, sharing joys and troubles, and maintaining a good attitude can help improve the quality of life.

6. Follow the doctor's advice: If you have related diseases, please strictly follow the doctor's advice for treatment and have regular check-ups to ensure that the condition is under control. In short, people with Polydactyly, like ordinary people, need to maintain good living habits, pay attention to their physical and mental health, and receive regular examination and care from professional doctors.

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